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The 7 Best Adults-Only Hotels in Barbados

Jane Zarem | January 16, 2018

Sometimes you just want to get away from the kids—yours or anyone else’s. You want to vacation in a grown-up atmosphere. For that reason, a few hotels and resorts welcome adult guests exclusively or at certain times of year. These are the best adult-only hotels in Barbados.

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Little Arches Hotel

Why it made the list

Off the beaten track—on the not-so-busy edge of the busy south coast—this boutique inn (just 10 rooms) has a Mediterranean vibe. Laze away the day at the rooftop pool, gaze at the sparkling ocean, and raise a glass to the sunset.

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The SoCo Hotel

Why it made the list

Sleek, chic, and all-inclusive, this sophisticated small hotel (just 24 rooms) is perfectly located on the edge of the south coast boardwalk. You can walk along the oceanfront for about a mile to get your morning exercise, access seaside activities, or take a romantic sunset stroll.

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Sandy Lane Hotel and Golf Club

Why it made the list

The only adults-only, all-inclusive hotel on the west coast has all the accoutrements of a full-service beachfront resort: pools, restaurants, bars, nightly entertainment, spa, gym, tennis court, and a long list of water sports—including waterskiing and reef fishing. Everything (except for spa services) is included in the room rate.

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Sandals Royal Barbados

Why it made the list

Like its adjacent sister resort, Sandals Barbados, this is a big, splashy all-inclusive with lots of amenities and activities. The main difference: Sandals Royal has all concierge- and butler-level suites—the royal treatment, you might say. Oh, it also has a bowling alley!

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Sandals Barbados

Why it made the list

This big, splashy all-inclusive has lots of restaurants, bars, and activities; a great beach and fabulous pools; and amazing accommodations. And guests can access the amenities at sister resort, Sandals Royal Barbados, right next door.

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Treasure Beach

Why it made the list

Reinvented in 2017 when it joined the Elegant Hotels group, the focus of this long-treasured intimate hotel on the fashionable west coast is on contemporary art, extraordinary cuisine, and chic accommodations.

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The House

Why it made the list

The pampering begins as soon as you arrive—with a complimentary jet-lag massage—and continues throughout your stay. A “secret garden” welcome, contemporary style, and tropical ambiance create the framework. Personalized service, a nice beach, and a great restaurant complete the picture.

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